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Security Update:Mozilla Releases Security Updates for Firefox (Critical), Firefox ESR (Critical), and Network Security Services (NSS)

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 15:33

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Mozilla's Firefox, Firefox ESR and Network Security Services Users

 

WHAT HAPPENED?
The Mozilla Foundation has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in Firefox (2 Critical), Firefox ESR (2 Critical), and Network Security Services (NSS).

Mozilla classifies a critical vulnerability when no user interaction beyond normal browsing is required to exploit vulnerabilities.

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancement and affected software refer to Mozilla Foundation Security Advisories:


AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Firefox 46 and below
  • Firefox ESR 45.1 and below
  • NSS 3.22 and below


WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?
Exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to take control of your computer.


HOW DO I PROTECT MY COMPUTER?
Update your software

  1. If you are supported by ITFS or have different IT support, no action on your part is required.
  2. If you do not have IT support or they do not support your computer, Firefox is setup by default to auto update.


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